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. >>> explosive new relations and the toyota investigation. the associated press is reporting five days before toyota announced a massive recall, the u.s. toyota executives wrote an internal email, "we need to come clean about accelerator pedal problems and the time to hide on this is over." accusations have been made to the effect we avenue about the accelerator pedal problems months before issuing the recall. >>> the fbi has arrested a california man for making threatening phone calls to house speaker nancy pelosi. the fbi said the man made calls to her home in california and washington and he knew her home address. >>> president obama is flying to prague to sign a strategic arms reduction agreement with his russian counterpart, dmitri megadeath. it requires the cold war rivals to cut their nuclear arsenals by nearly one-third. the president said the u.s. will use conventional, not nuclear weapons, against non-nuclear states, even in the event of a chemical or biological attack. next week, mr. obama boasts dozens of world leaders in washington for a nuclear security summit. >>> to radical cl
february. toyota has two weeks to accept or fight the penalties. >> we have a developing story out of pakistan, where authorities are investigating a car bomb and grenade attack. the white house says that it has great concern about the attack. it left four people dead. islamic militants are said to have unleashed the attack. the violence comes hours after a suicide attack at a political rally that killed 45 people. >> coming up, an amazing story of survival. how 100 coal miners got through eight days trapped underground. >> university students took the first ladies' challenge, and now they will be rewarded. >> some parts of our viewing area will get some thunderstorms. that is still to come on abc7 thunderstorms. that is still to come on abc7 >> watching abc7 news at 6:00 p.m. with gordon peterson, chief meteorologis and sports. this is abc7 news at 6:00 p.m., on your side. >> breaking news of west virginia where a coal mine explosion has occurred. six people are dead and 21 are unaccounted for. it happened in raleigh karr county. -- in raleigh counted. -- raleigh county good >>> n
on the toyota lexus safety and sales. the gx 460 is back on the market. they pulled the car after consumer reports state aid to not buy rating. there were concerns about flipping. dealers now have a software fix to repair the stability controls. >> if you prefer flying to writing in a lexus, new rules are into effect today to keep you from being stuck on the tarmac. airlines would not be able to keep passengers on the tarmac for more than three hours. after two hours, they will have to give passengers food and water. airlines that break the rules will face a fine of $27,000 per passenger. jetblue announced they will offer nonstop service from reagan to boston and orlando. flights start november 1. >>> families of eight world war two veterans were there while their loved ones were laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. the eight fliers were aboard a plane shot down by the japanese over the pacific. among those killed were sgt jimmy doyle. the ring his wife did to him and his dog tags were found 56 years later. >> those dog tags or from a flight that should have ended better. >> resear
penalty against toyota. they are also facing $16 million for failing to notify the government about defective gas pedals. the transportation department says six other little -- says accelerator pedals have different defects. >> a credit we can in the district. -- crowded area in the district this weekend. john gonzales is in washington with what you need to know. >> this is seventh street next to the convention center. you can see steel fences already lined the streets. this weekend is always busy, but add to that the parade and dignitaries, and you have a traffic mess. >> this family is hoping to the curbside for the cherry blossoms parade, but realize getting around will be a challenge. >> [inaudible] >> this friday on afternoon is already a mass. he appears to be wearing the appropriate hat today. >> [inaudible] >> just up the road will be the nuclear security summit. >> there will be discussions about something very near and dear to him. >> roads will be closed and parking off limits and a large security perimeter is sure to cause gridlock. >> i think they should stay as far awa
saw a 21% jump in march. ford skyrocketed 40%. toyota rose as low interest and financing spikedales. chrysler dropped 8%. >>> here is a story about where you're goingto drive those cars. road construction projects are revving up across the northern virginia. the five megaprojects under way are the beltway hot line, the dulles corridor metro rail project, the interstate 95 widening project, the telegraph road interchange, and the fairfax parkway extension. each project will have day and night time lane closures and long term the tours. drivers can expect many delays during the summer. >>> the department of defense has unveiled a weapons system to protect soldiers and marin on the ground. the package consists of cameras and gps mapping of friends and foes. the inventors say what makes this system revolutionary is the input that the soldiers had in its design. the system can be installed on any track in about 15 minutes and requires very little training. >> a former press secretary to gerald ford has died. this is a picture of him from his time in the ford administration. he was press
. this will push the temperatures back. next week, we call for gradual warming. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> [unintelligible] only the first game of the playoffs, but the capitals lost that game last night to the montreal canadiens. 13 minutes into the extra period, there was a sweet pass. game 2 will be tomorrow night at brian -- verizon. >> things will play out. just because we scored two last night, it is not reason to panic. >> one thing that the caps are going to have to figure out is how to get one player to jump started. the coach says that alex will be just fine. >> i think that we are making mountains out of molehills. hopefully, this will be a little different tomorrow. >> the nationals have a chance when they face the milwaukee brewers tonight. once again, but the team would start the game without their third baseman. he had a dramatic to run home run last night. -- two run home run. the nationals are feeling pretty good about themselves. >> everyone is sure to win the red -- here to win. yesterday, we played the phillies
it could be cloudy and cool on saturday, but nice. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers-- moving you forward. >> the national had a good weekend. >> yes, they want it to out of three. the mets are playing the phillies this afternoon. it is a big difference. hamill's throws a fastball. he gets a lot of it. it was 1-0 nationals. the police carried a lot of momentum from the weekend. -- the phillies carried a lot of momentum from the weekend. they went on to beat washington this afternoon, 7-4. there was a lot of buzz about the minor league debut of a picture yesterday. he was blowing smoke. he got his first win as a major league baseball player. for hockey fans, the caps had the day of they will be back thursday night. today, their coach said the canadians are a tough opponent. >> they have played as a very tight. they're very competitive against thus. montreal is an emotional team and they are going to lift their game up. >> for golf fans, the final round of the masters was the third highest rated master's ever. tiger had a number one and two, but then came
could bring more rain on saturday into monday. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> this is a series that everybody thought was going to be a walkover for the capitals. the canadians are the eighth seed. semyon varlamov will be in the net for game 3. jose theodore played for the montreal canadiens and gave up four goals in the last few periods. varlamov seem to wake up the capital's. >> one game is good but we have to keep going. it feels like we put the pressure on them and got the momentum back. >> the capitals rallied to tie the series at one game apiece. >> we are not out of the woods. there are a lot of people that say montreal has outplayed us for two games. we are now going into their building. >> they're building is one of hockey's ready is a real mess. -- rowdiest arenas. thate boudreau condedcedes the canadiens won the game by going offense only. >> if we want to succeed, we have to tighten up. we are worried about winning the next game right now. >> after the redskins' first three day minicamp under mike shana
on monday and tuesday. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> capitals and stanley cup. is it doable? >> absolutely. i think it will happen. it is time for playoff hockey. it starts thursday night at the phone book. game one with the montreal canadiens. bruce boudreau said that nicklas backstom is questionable but probable after being injured on sunday. bruce boudreau had been quiet about his starting goalie but said theodore will start between the pipes against the habs. he was a great comeback story. he was pulled early in the playoffs last year and suffered the loss of his infant son. since august, he has been phenomenal. >> what people did not realize is the 10 previous games before the playoffs, they were not anywhere near his 10 previous games were here. there is no short leash. he is the guy we're going to go with. >> bruce boudreau. the capitals had invited the fans to join them tomorrow morning at 10:30. they want you to rock to the red at practice. there was an extra pack in the step today. you could feel it at practice
will show you how things are >> the toyota sports segment, brought to you by your local toyota dealer. >> one interesting roster move before the national kick things off will involve garrett, winning the no. 5 starters position. syracuse has the start of the season. and a final tuneup before ening day, we've got the first pitch, boston red sox in town for this one. kevin going to the yard, 2-0 red sox. very next inning, j.d. drew again launching a towering blast to the upper deck, right field. the game now is in the 8th inning, and boston is on top, 6- 1. cy young winner mike cuellar has died. he died in orlando of stomach cancer at 72. the wizards are trying to look respectable while playing out the balance of the dismal season. they are taking on people's -- the bulls. there's nick young, 25 feet, good. wizards up by 4. 24 points on the night for rose. the wizard only have seven games left in the season. thank goodness. one more exciting note, michigan state, game 1, west virginia, duke and the nightcap, that cable fixture -- that game will feature a player with a severe shoulder in
>>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> how's tiger doing? >> it's been up and down. but i think he played sensationally for being away from the game. after 144 days away, there was anticipation as he returned to the masters today. he got a warm reception. tiger calmed his nerves. laced his shot down the middle. then he parred the first two holes. one under par. after a bogey on seven, this eagle putt. tiger, two under par right now. how about this on nine? this shot, around the tree, onto the green. finished 9, eagle, birdie. he is at two under at 14. tom watson was the attention getter. 5 birds. 67 was the first leader. he's 60. phil mickelson was one under. birdied on 14 and 15. our shot of the day. the secondont h hole for marino. let's look at the leaders. that seems to be the number -- 5. but freddie couples is on 18 and 6 under par. >>> let's go to baseball. the nationals and the phillies are playing. nats up 3-2. willie harris makes it at 5-2 nationals lead. good start. the nats lea 5-4 in the sixth inning. >>> the capitals are
of next week. >> the toyota sports desk -- the toyota sports desk, molding you forward. >>> the gnats are hot -- nats are hot. when they have one three of their -- they have won three of their last four, four of their last 6. they are having fun, playing with confidence. they start at three-game weekend series in florida tonight. not so much for the caps. they had their good-bye season meeting today. to be brutally honest, the players and coaches are still trying to come to grips with being eliminated. the spotlight is on bruce pedro. dreau.pert -- bruce bur his expertise was out coach. >> is not fun -- it is not fun. you're going to hear negative things in this line of work. criticism is unjust. >> nobody cares about the capitals more than bruce. nobody is more prepared than boris pretty is out to work earlier than any coach. -- than bruce. he is out to work earlier than any coach. any criticism towards him should be directed at the players. >> he has been the head coach for a long time. >>> tiger woods did not make the cut at the crow hollowed championship. -- at the quail hollow ch
in the upper-60's. >> sounds wonderful. we will be right back. >> the toyota sports desk -- brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving forward. >> the big news out of redskins to date -- redskins park is the trade of jason campbell. jason was traded this afternoon to the oakland raiders for a fourth-round draft choice in 2012. he is coming off his best year, completing over 60% of his passes. he began extendible -- expendable when they traded for donovan mcnabb. >> working with him, we tried to find the proper home, where he had a chance to compete for the starting job. the trade worked out with competition that we felt comfortable with. it was the place that he wanted to go. riley, a linebacker from lsu, tight end dennis morris, and wide receiver terrence austin, as well as an offensive guard from new mexico. they also got an offensive tackle. >>> the washington capitals let one slip away last night appeared upset and. , they finally got on the board -- last night. they finally got on the board. the goalie made 38 saves. he shut down the patcaps. -- bruce p. wrote -- bruce, did
will below 70's and lingering chance of some showers. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> more changes with the redskins. >> it happens every day. the redskins have completed a trade with the st. louis rams acquiring a defense of linemen. they swamped fifth and seventh round draft picks to get it done. the defense of line is a priority and hands worth -- albert haynesworth will be traded. donovan mcnabb has encouraged coaches to acquire terrell owens. they have apparently settle their differences. >> the redskins have some very talented receivers but every team could use a terrell owens terrell terrell owens would love to play in the nfc east again. hopefully the redskins still the same way. >> look at these numbers. he is coming off is worse season of urquhart -- of his career. the biggest difference between these two, moss is taller. what does this mean for the draft? st. louis will probably draft a different player. bruce allen will trade down to the 13th or 14th position and go after an offensive tackle. >> we are listenin
on sunday lingering into monday. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the nfl draft. >> expect the unexpected. this could be a wild ride. mike shanahan and bruce allen are being very quiet. i am told that the redskins are trying to work out a deal for an offensive tackle from the saints. the redskins may have a chance to get sam bradford with the fourth pick. he is smart and has a cannon. we do know that the redskins have vetted every one of these guys. the redskins need an offensive tackle badly. a tennessee safety has been mentioned. a fourth pick for a db is not going to happen. there was wild speculation about the st. louis rams for the number 1 pick. >> history will tell you there is not much trading in the top four picks. we looked at it and number of different ways but in reset years, there is not a lot of movement up there. >> because of that fog, the capitals did not arrive at bwi until the wee hours this morning. they got home about 5:30 a.m. and cancel practice. take a look at what they are talking about in canada.
that reaches the ground. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> capitals have been playing montreal since labor day. >> exactly. they cannot shake them. the capitals will try once again to end of this series in montreal. the bill center will be rocking. the capitals had a very spirited worked out before they headed north. bruce boudreau was still hot about the lack of success on the power play. that any lack of scoring by alexander semin. he has gone 12 straight games without a goal. everybody knows the power play is the key to washington post success tonight. >> we need to work hard and get more shots and two basic things like drop into the net. that is the thing. [inaudible] >> power play of the day comes from the canucks goalie, robert so luongo. the save is incredible. it took a hard right out of the kings. -- heart right out of the kings. rick cannot eliminate -- teh nucks eliminate the los angeles kings. jason campbell >>> is out in oakland and unable to attend his own charity golf tournament. >> he is one of those people t
weather. maybe a showers saturday but a higher probability on sunday afternoon. >>> the toyota sports desk -- brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> 7 is a lucky number. let's see if it is a lucky number at the verizon center. >> tim brant is getting ready for the drop in the course a lot of people in this every hope that is the case. this is the nhl's final game of the first round. i cannot think anybody anticipated the washington in capitals the be it. bruce boudreau will probably start varly tonight. if he struggles, they will pull him in a hurry. the story has been the goalie on the other team. halak has been incredible. he has stopped 90 of 92 shots in the last two games. it has been incredible. the capitals and know they have to get into his head and into the net. >> he has played well throughout the game. we are throwing pots on the net. -- pucks on the net. >> make no mistake, this is alex ovechkin postgame. his reputation and contract say he is one of the best in the game. on like sidney crosby, he has never won a gold medal, a stanley cup, this is
. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> to the capitals have health issues? >> they do not anymore. >> how are you feeling? >> good. thank you. there was a lot of concern about the health of backstrom, suffering from a stomach ailment. the coach told us today he should be ready to go. >> i think he is fine. he went through practice. he is not feeling 100%, but i think day fof rest, he will be fine. >> ovechkin, another great year. who could forget this highlight reel of plays from a game last season? they know he is ready for the second season. it is a huge lift for the team just have him. >> you want your superstars. they do not have to do it too much in the playoffs. do what you do all year, be what you are. just be great and have fun. relish being in the playoffs. >> it should be crazy starting tomorrow. >>> the nationals up in philadelphia tonight. game time is 7:00. we will have highlights at 11:00. >>> orioles and rays at the yard. here's penia. here is the pitch -- rays up 3-0. b.j. gets ahold of that fast ball. 9-1, the final. orio
week. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving forward. >>> quarterback donovan mcnabb -- got to get used to saying that. how does $13 million a year sound to you? he is 33 yrs old. he has been to the championship five times and played in one super bowl. when he was introduced as the newest redskin, he is now the face of this franchise. the success of this ballclub is directly tied to his arm and legs. >> i have landed here in washington. >> the ex-eagle has landed. donovan mcnabb was released as redskins quarterback, a reality that seemed implausible days ago. >> it is like being drafted again. you're going through all the emotions of learning new plays, being here with the guys. >> heaid he would have liked to stay in philadelphia, but the eagles are going with a youth movement. >> i never thought 33-years old was old, but i guess it is old. >> he has been criticized for never winning the big one, but so was john elway before mike shanahan trained him in denver. >> they finished three super bowls. hopefully, i can fall behind that. >> t
. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the capitals are preparing for a big night tonight. >> horace holmes is live at the verizon center for the first playoff game. >> the first one, hopefully of a long string of games. i don't know if you have a chance to come down and see the playoffs, but there is absolutely nothing like playoff hockey in this building. the fans are already pouring in. the energy level is way up. it will explode after fans see this. a while ago, they tested the video that will play during player introductions. when they drop the puck, it should be a hard-fought game. they have a lot of respect for their opponent tonight, the montreal canadiens. >> we have been working hard all year to get to this moment. now was when we have fun. >> what to expect from montreal? >> their power play is tremendous and the goaltending is tremendous. there are a very respected opponent. i think we have some areas we may be able to expose. we're not going to be surprised by them. we will play as hard as we can. >> what have you learned
. sports is coming up. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the washington nationals in new york state, taking on the new york mets. ijohn lanon's parents made the trip from queens to watch. top of the second, willie terrace, he dials up long, in the gap. come on home. the nationals up 3-0. all of our progress, -- oliver perez, that blooper false. still tied, taveras up the middle. adam iundunn plates hit. watch this game saving catch, stretching out. grabs it. washington wins. the skipper likes how his team competed today. >> just typical rig down to the end. reyes made at great play in the night and i thought he is leading off now, he isumped up. sure enough, he started out with a base hit. but we made a great play in left field to save it. >>> hockey, guess what, the beat goes on for the watch the capitals, continuing to get the wins and points going into the postseason. the atlanta thrashers last night, in a phone booth, alexander ovechkin, the best wrist shot in the game. this one-timer gets by the goalie. ovechkin had hi
drier air finally arrives by mid-week. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> what a night is going to be for the verizon center. >> tim brant is alive for game 5 against montreal. >> it does not get any better than this. the cap to lead a three-one. john carlson as the young guy that turned a series around. let me take you back to game 2. the caps had lost game 1 and were trailing in game 2. he ties it appeared to give the team new life. for rookie, this guy is very matter of fact. >> it was a good pass by nicky, and i think it was a huge goal for us. we turned over a leaf, and to play as a team as we are. >> they are down 1/3, nothing to lose. a lot of times, they're going to fight like crazy. any chance you guys will get complacent? >> i think the guys are still real focused. we don't want to go back and be complacent in that situation. we're focusing ahead, and we all want to win at home. >> what is he telling you about the key to the game? >> i think, you know, never count these guys out. they're a great team. >> is a huge g
and tuesday. >>> deleterious sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> every night, it is like a groundhog day. >> the caps are on the eyes, the main topic of conversation. they have been asked about us for the media. >> it is not working because we are playing players as individuals rather than as one unit. until they realize that, it is going to keep going over. we play as a five-man unit, not as one man individually trying to score. >> one of the best stories in the stanley cup playoffs has been the philadelphia flyers. they had to win their last season game, and the fires have taken -- takenbouchet -- brian bouchet as they beat montreal to move on. let's go to baseball. stephen strasberg, he is lights out. they told the aaa plhilly -- philly to 1 hit. 17 strikeouts, and is very comfortable throwing 99 miles an hour. unbelievable. can't wait to see him at national's park. they have given up 21 runs in those two. you need a hot pitcher. one of the best practical jokes of the year, his game-winning home run, he was fired up. they surprised him, and
to be in a red toyota camry. they may have a skip with one of the shop owners guns. >> a big drug company is accused of unethical practices and it will cost them big. >> what will northrop grumman's move to virginia mean for that area? >> there are all kinds of weather changes this week. there will be frost tonight. i will tell you about the >> the drug company astrazeneca has agreed to pay $25 million for bad practices. the attorney general says they billed medicare and medicaid billions of dollars. they denied the allegations. they say that they agreed to the settlement so that they could just move on. some senators want to reconsider -- want facebook to reconsider some of their privacy policies. changes were announced last week that would make a third party folks to access information. >> for made $2 billion in the first quarter this year. last year, they had lost $1 billion by this time. >> he spent 20 years in an american prison. now man well noriega is facing more jail time. -- now manuel noriega's facing more jail time. today, he arrived in paris to face a judge with the risk -- wi
game and as ovi and his teammates arrived you'll hear what they have to say next in >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> well, tonight is not a must win for the caps but it's pretty close. the top seeded caps facing the bottom seeded canadiens who stunned the crowd winning in washington. there's so much expectations for the caps. and all could come back and win this first-round series. bruce will try to mix up the lines but no one overly concerned here. >> we're not going to change our game. i mean, i thought we were good defensively. i didn't -- and we just -- we got to put more pressure on them. >> it's one hockey game. you aren't going to win a series in one hockey game. things will play out. and we just got to keep shooting the puck. we score the most goals in the league, just because we scored two not a reason to panic and change hour game. >> something has to change. and get some more offense and solve the canadiens goaltender, yaroslav halak, and ovechkin never got a shot, not a goal, didn't get a shot and mike green
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